CUBS 8, REDS 6
MESA, Ariz. (AP) -- Alfonso Soriano hit his fourth home run this spring and Paul Maholm pitched two innings in his exhibition debut as the Cubs beat Cincinnati.
Maholm missed a handful of days early in spring because of the flu. He allowed two hits, including a solo homer by Todd Frazier.
Reds starter Bronson Arroyo gave up hits to the first five Cubs batters, with Soriano's shot nearly clearing the scoreboard in left-center field.
GIANTS 2, ROYALS 1
SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) -- Tim Lincecum pitched four solid innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals.
Lincecum gave up an unearned run and an infield single, on a ball hit off his foot. The ace right-hander was knocked around for five runs and seven hits in his previous outing.
Royals prospects Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas left in the fifth inning with injuries.
Hosmer hurt his right shoulder when he landed awkwardly diving for a ground ball in the fifth. He was checked out by the team doctor...